Anne Lederman (fiddle, voice, bones, jawharp, piano, accordion, mandolin) Originally from Manitoba, Anne is recognized as a leading Canadian fiddler who has been on the front lines of renewal of many traditions, especially Indigenous fiddling, Ontario trad, klezmer music, African-Canadian music and more. She was a founding member of Muddy York and The Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band, and currently plays solo, as part of Lederman/Bell, and with Njacko Backo from Cameroon. She has 6 CDs under her own name of trad and original songs and tunes, and over 50 with other artists. She has written a play about Indigenous fiddling in Manitoba, Spirit of the Narrows which has been performed dozens of times nationally and internationally, and created music for many theatrical productions for Roseneath Theatre in Toronto and for the Blyth Festival Theatre. Anne founded the organizations Worlds of Music Toronto and World Fiddle Day Toronto and in 2016, she received the Estelle Klein Award from Folk Music Ontario for her contributions to Canadian folk music.
Anne teaches private lessons and group classes in Celtic-Canadian fiddling both online and in person. For further info: www.annelederman.com